[Wine]Wine and Remote Desktop??---- can't get mouse focus

James Hawkins truiken at gmail.com
Fri Sep 3 22:07:22 CDT 2004

I have the same input focus problem when I run wine's builtin regedit.
 I'm not sure what the deal is, but it would be great if we could find
out what the problem is.

On Fri, 3 Sep 2004 17:42:32 -0400, Anish Mistry <mistry.7 at osu.edu> wrote:
> On Friday 03 September 2004 05:19 pm, Yang Yang wrote:
> > hi all:
> >  I copied over a windows MSTSC.exe and ran the remote desktop,
> >  it gave me a small window for the IP address, then after the
> >  successful connection, it shows me the (full screen ) XP login
> >  interface, weir thing is, it loses mouse / keyboard focus now, so I
> >  can't type in anything, neither can I close the window, the focus is
> >  still on the background (gnome) desktop, so I could press
> >  Ctrl+Alt+F1 and go to console to manually kill the MSTSC.exe window.
> >
> >  anybody has an idea why it loses input focus?
> >  thanks a lot
> >
> >  Yang
> I'm not sure why this happens, but I kind of get the same problem when playing
> Diablo 2, I use windowmaker as my WM and to get the focus back on the game, I
> just flip to another windowmaker desktop and back again, you might try the
> equivalent with Gnome.  Also there is the *nix program rdesktop that I use
> regularly to connect to Windows terminal servers.
> http://www.rdesktop.org/
> --
> Anish Mistry

James Hawkins

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